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Famealy: an online meal calendar for your family

I had just about had it one fine Monday. It was already eight in the morning and before my son woke up, I had to be ready with his meal box. My …

15 Children's Books that Teach Gratitude

One of the many ways to teach gratitude to your children is by helping them <b>notice</b> everything around them they can be thankful for. My two-year-old …

Kids

Bacon and Cheddar Cheese Straws

<i>These little things are combination of a cheese straw, cheese cracker and pie crust. They the crunchiness of a cheese cracker, the size of cheese</i> …

Recipes

How To Add Pages To A Spiral Bound Planner

This is the best method on how to add pages to a spiral bound planner, so that the pages stay in. I can be done with a laminator, but it you don’t …

Goal setting- it’s not an annual work event!

Goals, resolutions, reviews, are you on track, did you stick with your plan, how do I get started, and on, and on, and on. These are the things that …

10 cathedrals in Europe that I've fallen in love with

I might not be particularly religious, but if there is one thing I love to visit when landing in a new destination, it’s a cathedral. And honestly, …

European Travel

Work-from-Home Job Lead Round Up

Can you believe this year is almost over? I can hardly believe it myself but here we are! Next week will be my last week online. After the 13th, I’ll …

Chocolate and Banana Pinwheels

Shares 350<p><i>* This is a sponsored post *<br>These chocolate and banana pinwheels are an easy treat to bake with kids this Christmas holiday and they use a</i> …

Super Easy Parfait For Breakfast On The Go

Nothing new, we live a pretty busy life on the go as most of you can probably relate to. In our busy life we work hard to make healthy choices by …

A Flying Visit To See Naples In One Day

If you are heading to the Amalfi Coast or Southern Italy you must add Naples to your itinerary. Even if you are pressed for time I found that it was …

Maple Gingerbread Cheesecake Bars

<i>T</i><i>wo holiday flavor have come together, gingerbread and maple and have created these delicious cheesecake bars with a gingersnap crust.</i><p>I love anything …

15-Bean Soup with Ham

Wash the beans and discard any dirt or impurities. Place in a large pot and add enough water to cover.<p>Bring to boil for about 5 to 7 minutes and then …

Coconut Macaroons

4.67 from 3 votes<p>Coconut Macaroons<p>Prep Time<p>10 mins<p>Cook Time<p>10 mins<p>Total Time<p>20 mins<p><b>Coconut macaroons with colorful maraschino cherry centers make the</b> …

HOW DO I SAVE TO INVEST?

<b></b><b>I want to thank @Verskil for nominating me for SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD of the month. Thanks a lot once again Jennifer Osuji.</b><p>If you are saving, it …

A Deep Breath Before Holiday Madness | Something Good | A Style Blog

Alright, so let’s all take a deep breath together, shall we? Because it feels like ever since November 1st started, everyone has gone full blown …

Grow Your Own Herbal Tea With This Kit [Catnip, Mint, Chamomile, Lemon Balm] Being the tea enthusiast that I am, I can never pass up the opportunity to do anything related to tea, which includes growing my very own tea!! I was so ecstatic to get the opportunity to try out this awesome herbal tea growing kit from Nature’s Blossom. It allows you to grow catnip, mint, chamomile, and lemon balm from seeds. I set up the kit on 10/21 and within a week, I had catnip and lemon balm sprouts! A few days later, I saw sprouts from mint and chamomile; however, the chamomile sprout is still so tiny that it isn’t showing in my pictures. It is now about a week later and the catnip and lemon balm are going strong, as you can see above. Mint has just one little sprig that has grown a little more and chamomile seems to be at a standstill. My duty to you: This company was nice enough to send me this product to evaluate and review for free. Don’t worry, I always keep it real - no sugar-coating - no matter how good or bad the product! There may also be an affiliate and/or referral link in this post. Thanks for stopping by! The kit is super easy to get started with. You’ll need let the seeds soak overnight first, though. This helps to speed up the germination process once you sow the seeds. I didn’t use the entire packs of seeds either. I used around 8-12 of each (it was hard to get the same amounts of each with some of them being so tiny). After letting the seeds soak overnight, you then have to soak the soil discs so that they can expand. They actually expand up to seven times their size in just 15-20 minutes. I used disposable containers to soak them in since it got a bit messy. Plus, once fully expanded, it looks kind of gross - like manure! So, I would never want to use a reusable container to do this in. Haha! After that, you simply put the soil in the pots (leaving a little aside), sow the seeds, and then add that top layer that you left aside. That’s it. I keep the pots on my window-sill so that they can get plenty of sunlight during the day (they need at least 8 hours of it). I also water them every 2-3 days with just a couple TBSPs each - that’s all that seems to be needed for now. I absolutely love this kit and the fact that it comes with everything you need to grow your own herbal tea. The instructions are also very detailed and easy to follow. Now, I just have to wait until they grown large enough to use! They will probably need to be transplanted before then, though. They can be transplanted outside but I think that I want to keep them indoors since it’s going to be getting cold soon (I live in the South so it’s still in the 70′s and even low 80′s some days). You can follow me on Instagram if you are interested in seeing these as “adults” and in use! Link: Nature’s Blossom Grow Four Herbal Tea Plants from Seeds Rating: 5 stars

Being the tea enthusiast that I am, I can <i>never</i> pass up the opportunity to do anything related to tea, which includes growing my very own tea!! I was …

Product Testing: Severin Blade Coffee Grinder

Coffee has been my comfort drink in which I can have any time of the day. As time passed my love and want for this drink became intense just like …

Top 5 Android And iOS Apps To Stream Live TV Shows

Streaming live videos using an Android smartphone seems to be an alternative to watching videos via television, sometimes it could turn up to have …

How To Run Or Use Any Android Apps And Games In A Computer (PC, Laptop Or Desktop)

Do you know that you can now run Android apps on your computer? Yes, it's not a new feature to us. Hence, most people came to know about it for the …

Exploring Sintra – the prettiest place in Portugal (even in the fog!)

You can’t plan for the weather. It doesn’t matter how long you spend planning for a trip, the weather can come along and quite literally sweep you …

5+ Free & Best Programming Language Software for Developers.

Are you looking for free and best Programming Language Software for Developers in Windows? Here is the list of free & best programming language …

Kevein Books and Reviews

9 Listerine uses you probably never heard of

Listerine is a popular mouthwash solution which was introduced as a surgical antiseptic in 1879. However, it wasn’t marketed as a bad breath remedy …

how cancer develops in the body

What is Cancer?<p>I keep hearing stories about people suffering from cancer and honestly, when we hear stories, it is quite imperative for us to …

Cox's Bazar, world's longest sea beach

Cox's Bazar Sea Beach is the world's longest unbound beach and one of the most beautiful beaches on this earth. This beach with a length of 120 km is …

Toddler food : suggestions and advice

Toddler Food<p>As your child gets ready to celebrate its 1st birthday, moving into the fascinating world of toddlerhood, she is going to be thrice …

Parenting

Luna2, Seminyak Bali

If you are planning to visit the island of forested volcanic mountains, <b>Bali,</b> than Luna2 is your place to stay. Luna2 Bali is located in the heart of …

How to test and buy pure honey?

In my previous article, I covered types of honey and how it could be beneficial for health. This article is quite relevant if you have honey in your …